There is an app for virtually everything imaginable these days! We may utilize them for playing games, booking travel, losing weight, keeping up with account balances and/or communicating with friends and family, and sometimes all at the same time.
With so much time spent on our smart phones and tablets, it may behoove many of us to also utilize the numerous available apps to assist in career advancement and goals.
From goal setting, networking, job searches and also assisting with job interviewing, there are so many available applications and portals that are just a scroll and thumb click away from connecting us to more great moments in our career’s history.
Here are 8 Apps to get to know:
1. Way of Life
Are you currently setting and/or re-evaluating your goals? If so, check out this app, which helps track your habits (good or bad) and provides a chart so you may see up close and personal what you are actually spending your time and efforts on should you need an overhaul.
This app that allows users to track an unlimited amount of goals inclusive of a social component to allow any supports to provide motivation should you get “stuck in a rut.”
3. Smart Goals
This app utilizes a goals feature which helps you make your goals SMART – specific, measurable, actionable, relevant and timely. You can set and accomplish smaller milestones that lead towards your bigger goal, and track the progress of as many goals as you want.
Need assistance or a boost in your networking efforts? Apps like these help with organizing the tons of business cards you may receive at networking events by allowing you to simply take a picture of the card and instantly have it added to your contacts.
This handy dandy app assists in locating pertinent local meetups for topics and events that may interest you and are convenient to attend.
This not only assists in promoting your company and/or small business, but also allows you to meet those who work in similar fields or industries you may be interested learning more about.
For Job Searching:
7. Job Compass
If you are searching for a job or preparing for an interview, this is the app to check out. It assists in searches for jobs closest to your home if you are seeking to cut down on your commute.
This app will help you make your next interview a success by preparing you “flash card style” with dozens of job interview questions.
Rashida Maples, Esq. is Founder and Managing Partner of J. Maples & Associates (www.jmaplesandassociates.com). She has practiced Entertainment, Real Estate and Small Business Law for 9 years, handling both transactional and litigation matters. Her clients include R&B Artists Bilal and Olivia, NFL Superstar Ray Lewis, Fashion Powerhouse Harlem’s Fashion Row and Hirschfeld Properties, LLC.
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1. Download Your Love
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2. Coffee Meets Bagel
This awesome app gives you the option of meeting up with a potential lover daily at noon by providing you with a match ("Bagel). Your bagel has to have at least one friend in common with you. You have to like or pass your bagel within 24 hours. Mutual likes leads to direct connection via text messages on a dedicated phone line where your personal phone number is kept private. Download here: http://bit.ly/1a1pqhX
This app is specifically for those who are trying to get their groove on. You have to put exactly what you want (sex, kissing, cuddling, etc) and then you tell if you can host or are willing to travel. Everything is discreet as your requests, conversation history and photos will be deleted automatically within an hour. This exclusive app requires an invite. Request an invite here: http://bit.ly/14eg7IX
Tinder is a social networking dating app where users can browse through profiles of other Tinder users nearby and anonymously decide who they like and if they’re interested in connecting. If someone you like happens to like you back, you will be able to chat directly within the app. Download here: http://bit.ly/UnxaEM
This is one of the biggest social dating apps there is. Mamba boasts 23 million users in 15 countries, 3 million users per day, and 1 million people online at any given time, so it's almost impossible not to find love on this app. The app connects you to people in your area and allows them to reach out to you based on your proximity to them. Download here: http://bit.ly/1a3v0jU
6. How About We
This app is all about dating and offering new and interesting ways to go about having your first date. All you do is scroll through people posting their quirky date ideas and post a few of your own! If you like what you see or they like what they see, you or your potential can then ask to be a part of the date you proposed. Download here: http://bit.ly/106ETPG
7. Meet Me
Meet Me allows you to join in online conversations with potential mates nearby. What we like most about this app is that it allows you to connect beyond the physical--you can have an intellectual exchange and for many, nothing's sexier than that! Download here: http://bit.ly/TZQc5J
Swoon is where professionals meet like minded matches nearby. It's the only dating app made by women for women. It's yay or nay approach allows you to quickly scroll through potential mates and if you swipe too quickly, you can "look back!" Once there's a mutual match, the private conversations begin! Download here: http://swoonapp.com